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Job Title:
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Permanent Part Time
Respiratory Therapy
days, evenings
Job Category:
Healthcare Professional
Number Of Positions:
$35.45 - $48.93/Year

Southlake is building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people. We deliver a wide range of healthcare services to the communities of northern York Region and southern Simcoe County. Our advanced regional programs include Cancer Care and Cardiac Care and serve a broader population across the northern GTA and into Simcoe-Muskoka.

Our team of nearly 6,000 staff, physicians, volunteers, students and Patient and Family Advisors are committed to creating an environment where the best experiences happen. As a recognition of our commitment to quality and patient safety, we have received the highest distinction of Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist to provide coverage to all areas of the hospital.

The successful candidate will be motivated, self-directed and a key member of a dynamic interdisciplinary team with defined roles focused on quality patient care and patient flow. The successful candidate will be responsible to provide excellent care to a diverse acute medical patient population in a fast-paced setting.

New regular part-time employees hired into this department will be eligible for the Bonus Incentive payment of up to $4000.00 payable at established internals over the course of the first 2 years of continuous active employment.

Primary Responsibilities

• Providing Respiratory Therapy coverage in the birthing unit, critical care units, emergency department, wards and the pulmonary function lab.
• Member of the CCOT team, responsible for responding to various codes within the organization.
• Responsible for setup, maintenance and monitoring of respiratory equipment.

Skills & Abilities

• Experience with asthma and COPD patient education preferred
• Knowledge of adult education principles an asset
• Experience working with paediatrics and neonates preferred
• Participates in the CRTO’s Quality Assurance Program
• Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
• Demonstrated problem assessment skills
• Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork
• Demonstrated individual leadership skills
• Demonstrated commitment to, and understanding of the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion
• Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Southlake Regional Health Center


• RRT registered with the College of Respiratory Therapists in the General Class
• Practice according to the standards and guidelines set out by the College
• BCLS and NRP required
• ACLS preferred

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department. Successful candidates will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination (two doses) from the Ontario Ministry of Health website or other authorized source directly to the Occupational Health and Safety department. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you are exempt from this requirement to the recruitment team. A recruitment representative may follow up with you for further information if necessary.

At Southlake, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.

Please note: If you are selected to move forward in the recruitment process, a Southlake Talent Representative will contact you via email. Please double check any emails you receive from Southlake and ensure that the address ends in or If it does not, we do not recommend responding as your email may not be sent to the Southlake team.